Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Chip Cookies
These cookies are delicious. They are both vegan and gluten free. Made with a combination of oats and almond flour together with vegan chocolate drops. They are quick and easy to make and great as a treat after lunch or as a snack with a cup of green tea. The almond flour means that they have both protein and fibre.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
cookies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C and line a baking sheet with grease proof paper.
  2. In a mixer place the coconut oil and xylitol and mix together. then add the vanilla extract and coconut milk. Continue to mix for another minute.
  3. Then add the almond flour, oats, and baking powder and continue to mix until a dough forms. add a further tablespoon of milk if too dry and crumbly.
  4. Then stir in by hand the chocolate chips.
  5. Then scoop out about 1 heaped tablespoon of dough and roll in your hands to form a ball. Place on the prepared baking sheet and push down gently to flatten. Continue to do this until all the cookie dough is used up.
  6. Place in the oven and cook for 152-20 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for at least 20 minutes before serving.

Berries and Yoghurt with Toasted Oat Topping

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Berries and Yoghurt with Toasted Oat Topping
This is a quick, easy and really delicious dessert. It can be whipped up quickly with just a few ingredients. Berries are topped with natural coconut yoghurt and then the toasted oats - the oats are toasted in coconut oil and maple syrup.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings
people
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings
people
Instructions
  1. Divide the berries between the 4 dishes, leaving a few to garnish the top. Then top with the natural coconut yoghurt.
  2. In a heavy pan, melt the coconut oil, then add the maple syrup, oats and seeds. cook for 10 mins or until the oats start to brown. then mix in the raisins. Top the berries and yoghurt with the with the roasted oat mix and the berries that have been set aside. Serve.

Banana and Oat Bars

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Banana and Oat Bars
Bananas are a good dietary source of potassium and magnesium, 2 nutrients that are essential for heart health. Bananas also contain plenty of resistant starch and pectin, which can help reduce appetite and keep you full for longer. Bananas are also a useful prebiotic food meaning they help support healthy gut flora and overall digestive health.
Prep Time 10 Mins
Cook Time 25 Mins
Servings
small bars
Prep Time 10 Mins
Cook Time 25 Mins
Servings
small bars
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C and grease and line a 20cm square tin.
  2. Place all the ingredients except the raisins into a bowl and mix thoroughly. Then mix in the raisins. Add some plant based milk if too dry.
  3. Place mixture into the prepared tin and smooth down until even.
  4. Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins until golden and firm to the touch.
  5. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before cutting into bars.

Mexican Bean Burger with a Spicy Dressing

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Mexican Bean Burger with a Spicy Dressing
These are spicy vegan burgers which goe well with the spicy dressing. The beans provide protein and good levels of fibre.
Instructions
Burger
  1. Place all the burger ingredients except the oats, sweetcorn and butterbeans in a food processor and mix until you have a thick paste. Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse briefly to ensure you keep some texture. Season
  2. Divide mixture into 4 and shape with you hands into burger shape.
  3. Place burgers in oiled ovenproof dish. Splash some olive oil over the top of the burgers and then place in oven 0n 180C. After 5-7 mins turn the burgers and place back in the oven for another 5-7 mins. Remove from the oven.
Dressing
  1. Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve the burgers topped with the dressing and a side salad.

Strawberry and Almond Overnight Oats

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Strawberry and Almond Overnight Oats
This is a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Oats are rich in a range of vitamins, minerals, fats and fibre. They play an important role in improving satiety, digestive, cardiovascular and general metabolic health. The almonds combined with the flaxseed and chia offer protein and healthy fats. This breakfast is simple to prepare the night before and then to grab and go for work.
Prep Time 10 Mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings
People
Prep Time 10 Mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings
People
Instructions
Jam
  1. Add strawberries ,maple syrup and water to a small saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer until all the liquid has been evaporated and you are left with a thick jam. Remove from the heat and add the chia seeds and stir through until combined. Put in fridge overnight.
Oats
  1. In a bowl combine the oats, milk, almond butter, maple syrup, strawberries and flaxseed -and stir to combine. Place in fridge overnight.
  2. In the morning, place the almond oat and strawberry mixture into the mason jars or similar. Then on top divide the coconut yogurt to each jar.
  3. Then add to each jar or glass the jam. Top with flaked almond. Serve.